28 Sep 2017
Burden of Occupational Cancer in Ontario presents estimates of occupational exposure and the associated burden of cancer by industry, as well as exposure reduction strategies for the most common occupational carcinogens in Ontario. A major feature of the report is the evidence-based policy recommendations directed at government, Ontario’s occupational health and safety system, employers and non-governmental organizations.
Burden of Occupational Cancer in Ontario was jointly produced by the Occupational Cancer Research Centre and Cancer Care Ontario’s Population Health and Prevention team, with input from experts on scientific content and policy recommendations. The occupational carcinogen exposure estimates were provided by CAREX Canada.
Key findings of the report include:
The supplementary table is also available for download.
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Join us on Friday, February 2, 2024 from 12:00pm – 1:30pm for a free webinar on radon in Ontario workplaces.
This report outlines major knowledge gaps and priorities for firefighter cancer research identified by participants of the Firefighter Cancer Research Priorities Workshop.